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|Acquiring a C Corp to Obtain Control over Its Real Estate|
Thomas D. Kearns, Nina Krauthamer; Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP;
January 29, 2013, previously published on January 2013Where an owner of a property is a C Corp and the property is its primary asset, its principals frequently seek to sell the stock of the C Corp to avoid the double taxation that would occur if the real estate were sold and the corporation were subsequently liquidated. Purchasing the stock of a C...
|When an Exemption is Not an Exemption: Maryland Tax Court Refuses 368(a) Exemption for LLC|
Ann Marie Mehlert; Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered;
November 12, 2012, previously published on November 1, 2012A recent Maryland Tax Court decision found that although a conveyance of real property resulting from a merger between a limited liability company and a corporation may fall under Section 368 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code, the conveyance was not entitled to the exemption from recordation and...
|Too Late Gets Too Little: LLC Minority Member Fails to Block Merger, Must Accept $465 Buy-Out|
Peter A. Mahler; Farrell Fritz, P.C.;
October 16, 2012, previously published on October 15, 2012The picturesque Village of Sag Harbor, New York, located on eastern Long Island, was a major whaling port through the mid 1800s, became a blue collar industrial town for the next 100 or so years, and eventually took on its current character as a summer resort and second-home favorite of the...
|Looking For a Growth Or Exit Strategy? Be Alert to Changing Winds In Private Equity|
Patrick Gervais, Dennis J. Tobin; Blaney McMurtry LLP;
September 22, 2012, previously published on September 2012Increasing numbers of Canadian business owners appear to be looking for opportunities to grow their business or exit them by way of a merger or sale. Business owners who have sailed their companies clear of the financial storms that started in 2008 remark on an eerie calm in the M&A business where...
|Good News for Canadian Mortgagees|
Paul Galbraith; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
September 19, 2012, previously published on September 12, 2012US lenders in cross-border M&A transactions often ask how real estate security differs in Canada. The short answer is not much; the security and legal requirements are pretty much the same (though perhaps not as heavily negotiated and labyrinthine as US-style documentation).
|Closing the Gap - Use of Contingent Value Rights as a Tool to Get Deals Done|
Troutman Sanders LLP;
August 29, 2012, previously published on August 28, 2012While there has been an increase in bank M&A activity over the past year as the economy and real estate markets continue to improve, the slow pace of the recovery and uncertainty in the real estate market continue to make M&A deals difficult. Disagreement over expected loan portfolio performance...
|Starlight Investments Ltd. Completes Its $2.3 Billion Acquisition of TransGlobe Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust|
Cassels Brock Blackwell LLP;
July 21, 2012, previously published on July 17, 2012On June 29, 2012, TransGlobe Apartment REIT (“TransGlobe REIT”), PD Kanco LP and Startlight Investments Ltd. (collectively “Starlight”) completed their previously announced acquisition agreement, under the terms of which Starlight acquired all units of TransGlobe REIT. The...
|Supreme Court Decision May Make it Easier to Challenge IRA Land-Into-Trust Acquisitions|
Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier, Erin Szajna; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
June 22, 2012, previously published on June 20, 2012On Monday, June 18, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak, 567 U.S. --- (2012), which could dramatically impact the tribal land-into-trust acquisition process nationwide. In an 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court held that an...
|Germany Signs New Bilateral Tax Treaties with Luxembourg and the Netherlands: Impact on Real Estate Transactions and Structures|
Martin Bunning, Werner Heyvaert, Andreas Köster-Böckenförde; Jones Day;
June 12, 2012, previously published on June 2012Germany signed bilateral tax treaties (the "New Treaties") with Luxembourg and the Netherlands on April 12 and April 23, 2012, respectively; the New Treaties replace former treaties (1958/73/09 and 1953/80/91/04, respectively). The most salient new features of the New Treaties are the...
|China Amends the Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment|
Hannah C. L. Ha, Lawrence L. Zhou; Mayer Brown JSM;
January 13, 2012, previously published on January 10, 2012On 29 December 2011, the PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the PRC Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published the final version of the Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (the 2011 Catalogue), which will become effective on 30 January 2012 and repeal and...